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Sunday 10.20.13

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Suzanne Opton at Linfield College

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The Linfield Gallery presents, 2009 Guggenheim Fellow, Suzanne Opton's large-format photos and audio/video works. Opton's work explores the complex emotional states of veterans.

"Each body of work embodies a form of portraiture. From intimate close-up frames of the soldier's heads lying flat on a table and gazing in the direction of the lens, faithful moments of soldiers embraced by their loved ones, and soldiers standing in a unique studio setting holding a comforting blanket, Opton's photographs explore the transformative experiences of war. These images bypass the loaded ideas of soldier and warfare and provide a silent dialogue from one human being to the next."

Suzanne Opton | October 21 - November 30 2013
Artist Talk: October 23, 6 - 7PM | Delkin Hall, Vivian Bull Music Center
Opening Reception: October 23, 7PM in the Gallery, Miller Fine Art Center
Linfield College Gallery, McMinnville Oregon

Posted by Jeff Jahn on October 20, 2013 at 23:45 | Comments (0)


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